Tom Hank | Age, Weight, Height, Affairs, Income, House, Kids, Pets, Movies, Cars, Surgeries, less known facts, Family, Controversies, Awards

Tom Hank | Age, Weight, Height, Affairs, Income, House, Kids, Pets, Movies, Cars, Surgeries, less known facts, Family, Controversies, Awards

Tom Hanks Age, Weight, Height, Affairs, Income, House, Kids, Pets, Movies, Cars, Surgeries, less known facts, Family, Controversies, Awards


Tom Hanks is an American actor and filmmaker who has Huge fan following all around the world as he had an extensive big career in film, television, and stage. He has a cheerful natural personality which made him perfect for garbing big roles in many popular films. In early years, he expanded his comedic repertoire and began portraying lead characters in films and dramas. Hanks is noticed for his comic abilities in the television Industry.

Full name Thomas Jeffrey Hanks
Nick name Tom Hankies, America’s Dad
DOB July 9, 1956
Birth Place Concord, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Religion Catholic and Mormon (Greek Orthodox)
Ethnicity Mixed (Portugese and American)
Citizenship U.S.A
Height 1.83 m (6’ inch)
Eye colour Moss Green
Hair colour Grey
Zodiac sign Cancer
Hobbies Reading, collecting Vintage Typewriters.
Food Habit Non- Vegetarian
Favourite food Gyro, Japanese Cuisines
Favourite book In Cold Blood
Favourite place Paros Island, Greece.
Favourite colour Red, Blue
Favourite Sports Baseball, Football
Favourite MovieThe Godfather, Elephant, Looper, Fargo

Education Qualifications:

Tom Hanks has studied theatre at Chabot College in Hayward, California. Later he  attended California State University and Sacramento after two years and then he tought to became an Artist.


His father is Amos Mefford Hanks and Mother named Janet Marylyn Frager. He has three siblings, 2 brothers named Jim Hanks and Larry Hanks, one sister named Sandra Hanks. He has 4 children. Three sons namely Chet Hanks, Colin Hanks, Truman Theodore Hanks. One Daughter named Elizabeth Ann Hanks.


In the year 1978-1987, Hanks was married to his college school sweetheart, Samantha Lewes who was an Actress.

Later in year 1988, he was in a relationship with Actress Rita Wilson with whom he later got married.


Hanks has lived in multiple properties throughout the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. He owns real estate in Antiparos Greece which he loves the most and another property on Patmos Island.


Tom Hanks has a total net worth of $400 million. He earns a minimum of $25 million per movie. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Tom Hanks earned $400 to $500 million in film salaries.

Debut Movie:

He made his film debut with a minor role in the 1980 horror film “He Knows You’re Alone”. In the same year, Hanks appeared in the television series “Bosom Buddies”, a role which led to guest appearances on several shows including Happy Days with Ron Howard.

Blockbuster Movies:

  1. Cast Away (2000)
  2. The Terminal (2004)
  3. The Da Vinci Code (2006)
  4. Forrest Gump (1994)
  5. Saving Private Ryan (1998) 
  6. Toy Story 4 (2019)
  7. The Post (2017)
  8. Apollo 13 (1995)
  9. Greyhound (2020)
  10. Sully: Miracle on the Hudson (2016)
  11. Catch me if you can (2012)
  12. Bridge if spies (2015)

Flop movies:

  1. The Circle (2017)
  2. ‘Bonfire of the Vanities
  3. Ithaca
  4. Inferno
  5. Larry Crowne
  6. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
  7. The Man with One Red Shoe’ Released
  8. Turner & Hooch
  9. Punchline
  10. The Man With One Red Shoe

Famous roles:

  • Hanks famous and most loved roles by the audience ranges from the light and whimsical (“Money Pit,” “Turner & Hooch,” and “Larry Crowne”) to the darkly complex (“The Green Mile,” “Charlie Wilson’s War,” and “The Post”)
  • In 2006, he played Professor Robert Langdon in Howard’s The Da Vinci Code


Actor has won many awards and recognition for his outstanding performances, listing few of them:

Major Controversies:

  • Hanks biggest controversy says that he dropped a F-bomb on a fan who tried to bumped on his wife, Rita Wilson. People call him as ultimate Wife-guy.
  • Hollywood star Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson are now officially Greek citizens. On July 26, Greece Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis made the announcement on his Instagram handle.

Car Collection:

  1. Fiat 126
  2. Chevrolet Tahoe
  3. Toyota Prius
  4. Toyota RAV4
  5. Mercedes Benz S-Class
  6.  2012 Ford F-450 Super Duty
  7. 1980 Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser
  8. 2015 Tesla Model S
  9. 1992 Airstream Trailer


Tom Hanks has a French Bulldog

Plastic Surgery:

Actor might have done a hair restoration, Botox and fillers injection.  It was seen from his face. He recently got flawless look and, in an urge, to look more handsome and young he might have undergone few surgeries or Botox.

Less known facts:

  1. Tom Hanks is a distant relative of President Abraham Lincolnand Mr. Rogers. Hanks is a third cousin, four generations removed, of former U.S. president Abraham Lincoln. Their common ancestor is John
  2. Tom Hanks helped in funding some of the scenes in the Movie Forrest Gump.
  3. Tom Hanks has an asteroid named after him.
  4. Tom Hanks has earned a Presidential Medal of Freedom
  5. Tom Hanks has been deemed America’s Favourite Actor for his ultimate performances in all the films he does.
  6. On March 11, 2020, Hanks revealed on his social media accounts that he and Wilson tested positive for COVID-19 while in Australia for production on Baz Luhrmann’s untitled Elvis Presley movie
  7. The world celebrates international Tom Hanks day in April.
  8. He was a member of the iconic British comedy troupe Monty Python—for one night. 
  9. Tom’s brother Jim Hanks takes on Woody’s voice in video games and other work involving Woody as the Actor seems to be very busy man.
  10. As the Actor is well known for playing historical figures, he has played a role of his distant relative in one of his Movies.
  11. Tom Hanks helped bring two of Greece’s most famous film franchises to the big screen.
  12. Before being famous, Actor worked at a Hotel as a bellman in Los Angeles to make ends meet.
  13. Actor has built a Typewriter App for iPad as he is very fascinated with Vintage Typewriters. App functions with same keyboard and typing noises as a physical typewriter.
  14. Actors’ family has worked together in his directorial film debut including wife Rita Wilson and son Colin and Chet Hanks.
  15. Actor has won more than 50 awards and has many nominations. Tom Hanks has won 3 awards – Oscars in 1994, Oscars in 1995 and Golden Globe Award in 2020

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